Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other topics of general interest for Slate Magazine. This is a link to his GMO article that he spent one year researching. It is comprehensive and is his answer to the question: “Is genetically engineered food dangerous?”
October 2005 after the first frost and summer grasses had turned brown. The growth of winter grasses was delayed by the drought.
The articles below are about one of the most controversial topics in the nutrition business. Many marketers of healthier foods and those who give advice about nutrition know for a fact that if they do not condemn GMO advancements they will be pilloried in the public square. This is in spite of the fact that advancements in GMO are listed near the top of the list of modern marvels. The science is incredibly technical. When critics and supporters voice opinions, the public has no idea where truth begins or the fiction ends. More reports on this topic can be found under Genetic Engineering in the Science section of this website. Keep an open mind and remember that this topic is very, very technical and deals in aspects of genetics that is only understood at the doctorate level not the common knowledge Internet fear-mongering level.
A couple days ago I got an urgent email message from a respected nutrition site. Below the "alert" is my analysis of their message.
ACTION ALERT: The Monsanto rider is back – tell Congress to reject it!
Congress is considering a continuing resolution spending bill that includes the controversial Monsanto rider.
This article was making the Internet rounds in the spring of 2011.
Is this something we should be worrying about?
Yes, Bt Toxins are toxic to certain insects. They are 100% natural (organic?) and have always (for all of time) been a part of the soil environment. But some folks like to sell alkaline water so they terrorize the public with mythological dangers.